GCUL Admissions Government College University Lahore
GCUL - Government College University Lahore Admissions

Government College University Lahore- GCUL Admissions 2021 are now open for Undergraduate Programs. These four-year programs are open for all males, females, and transgenders. GCU is also offering Self-supporting Programs along with Regular Programs. Both programs will be given all the facilities equally.

GCU was first established as a Government College in 1861 by the British government. It got the position of a university in 2002 and with this addition, it became one of the largest and admirable universities in Pakistan. GCU is a brand itself, it has produced so many famous people like the Poet of East Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Zafarullah Khan (former president of United Nations General Assembly and International Court of Justice, Bano Qudsia, and Ashfaq Ahmad (scholar and novelist couple) and many other notorious people.

GCU has the highest graduation rate that is 94.6% in Pakistan. It also has secured second place in HEC. Every year many students dream to get into this prestigious institution. Only a few can make it into the university. Still, doors are open for everyone so don’t miss this chance.

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GCU Departments

There are a total of five faculties in the Government College University Lahore-GCUL which are further divided into 32 departments given below

Faculty of Chemistry and Life Sciences

Following departments fall in the Faculty of Chemistry and Life Sciences of GCU:

  • Microbiology
  • Physical Education & Sports Sciences
  • Botany
  • Psychology
  • Biotechnology
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry

Faculty of Mathematics

  • Computer Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Electronics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

  • Business Accounting $ Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • B.Com
  • Political Science
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Philosophy

Faculty of Languages, Islamic and Oriental Learning

  • English Literature
  • Islamic Studies
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
  • Persian

Faculty of Engineering

  • Construction and Surveying.
  • Cyber Security and Networks.
  • Applied Computer Games.
  • Applied Science.
  • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management.
  • Computing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered for GCUL Admissions 2021

Government College University- GCU has announced admissions for undergraduate programs. This year GCU will also introduce “Self-supporting Programs” with equal facilities and opportunities as “Regular Programs”. Following programs are offered for Government College University Lahore- GCUL Admissions 2021

  • Microbiology (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Physical Education & Sports Sciences (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Botany (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Psychology (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Biotechnology(Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Zoology (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Chemistry (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Computer Sciences (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Environmental Sciences (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Geography (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Physics (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Mathematics (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Statistics (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Electronics (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Business Accounting & Finance (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Graphic Design (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • B.Com (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Political Science (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • History (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Sociology (Regular)
  • Economics (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Philosophy (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • English Literature (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Islamic Studies (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Urdu (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Punjabi (Regular/Self-supporting)
  • Persian (Regular)

Note: The advert for BS in Management Studies and the Law School will come later but it is expected that their classes will also start with other programs in September 2021.

Fee Structure of GCU

Following is the fee structure of Government College University Lahore- GCUL

Degree – CourseDurationFee/Year
B.Sc. – Applied Management4 Years140000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Biotechnology4 Years90000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Botany4 Years52000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Chemistry4 Years52000
B.COM – Commerce2 Years60000
BS – Computer Science4 Years116000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Economics4 Years52000
B.Sc. [Engg.] – Electrical4 Years150000
B.Sc. [Engg.] – Electronics4 Years90000
BA [HONS] – English Literature4 Years48000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Environmental Sciences4 Years90000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Finance & Accounting4 Years52000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Geography4 Years52000
BFA – Graphic Designing4 Years48000
BA [HONS] – History4 Years48000
BA [HONS] – Islamic Studies4 Years48000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Mathematics4 Years52000
BS – Medical Laboratory Technology4 YearsNA
B.Sc. [Hons] – Microbiology4 Years90000
BA [HONS] – Persian4 Years48000
BA [HONS] – Philosophy4 Years48000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Physics4 Years52000
BA [HONS] – Political Science4 Years48000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Psychology4 Years52000
BS – Punjabi4 Years48000
BA [HONS] – Sociology4 Years48000
BS – Sports Sciences & Physical Education4 Years52000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Statistics4 Years52000
BA [HONS] – Urdu4 Years48000
B.Sc. [Hons] – Zoology4 Years52000

Merit List of GCUL

The last merit of each undergraduate program of GCU is given below.

Degree – CourseDurationMerit %
B.Sc. – Applied Management4 Years70.00
B.Sc. [Hons] – Biotechnology4 Years85.63
B.Sc. [Hons] – Botany4 Years77.81
B.Sc. [Hons] – Chemistry4 Years86.00
B.COM – Commerce2 Years72.72
BS – Computer Science4 Years70.00
B.Sc. [Hons] – Economics4 Years60.00
B.Sc. [Engg.] – Electrical4 Years75.00
B.Sc. [Engg.] – Electronics4 Years74.54
BA [HONS] – English Literature4 Years60.00
B.Sc. [Hons] – Environmental Sciences4 Years76.63
B.Sc. [Hons] – Finance & Accounting4 Years78.18
B.Sc. [Hons] – Geography4 Years65.00
BFA – Graphic Designing4 Years60.00
BA [HONS] – History4 Years77.36
BA [HONS] – Islamic Studies4 Years54.63
B.Sc. [Hons] – Mathematics4 Years78.72
BS – Medical Laboratory Technology4 Years
B.Sc. [Hons] – Microbiology4 Years84.00
BA [HONS] – Persian4 Years50.27
BA [HONS] – Philosophy4 Years61.81
B.Sc. [Hons] – Physics4 Years80.18
BA [HONS] – Political Science4 Years60.00
B.Sc. [Hons] – Psychology4 Years80.00
BS – Punjabi4 Years54.54
BA [HONS] – Sociology4 Years70.00
BS – Sports Sciences & Physical Education4 Years70.00
B.Sc. [Hons] – Statistics4 Years66.36
BA [HONS] – Urdu4 Years63.72
B.Sc. [Hons] – Zoology4 Years83.00

Start & Last Date to Apply

Following are the start and last dates to apply at GCU

Start Date: July 15, 2021

Last Date: August 06, 2021

So, online forms will be available from July 15, 2021, and no application will be accepted after August 06, 2021. The last date applies for Government College University Lahore- GCUL is August 06, 2021.

Documents Required for Admission

Documents required for GCUL Admissions 2021 are the following:

  • Matric Result Card
  • Intermediate Result Card
  • CNIC/B-form of Applicant
  • CNIC of Father
  • Colored scanned copy of your picture, CNIC/B-Form, Matric Certificate& Intermediate Certificate (less than 5 Megayte).


Following is the eligibility criteria for GCUL Admissions 2021

  • At least 50% marks in Intermediate
  • The pre-Admission Entrance Test is compulsory for all the candidates
  • Entry Test is exempted for the categories of Disability, Sports & Co-curricular Activities.
  • Candidates against Sports and Co-curricular Activities has to appear in trials as per schedule.

How to Apply?

Follow these steps to apply for GCUL Admissions 2021

  • Create your account by signing up on the official website of GCU or click HERE.
  • Fill the online application form carefully
  • Submit your application form.
  • After submitting the application form pay the processing fee of Rs.1500/- in any branch of UBL
  • Attach the scanned copy of processing fee slip with the online form.
  • Done!

Note: You will need original documents and a copy of each required documents after short listening.

Quota Seats

Disables and Minorities have a 2 percent quota in GCUL Admissions 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Does GCU provide hostel facilities?

GCU provides accommodation facilities to students both regular and self-supporting students. There is a total of four hostels, 3 for boys and 1 for girls. For getting further information click here.

Is GCU a college or a University?

GCU- Government College University was established as a ‘Government College’. Later it became a university in 2002.

Is GCU a Private University?

GCU is a public sector university. So, it is a Government University established in 1861 by the British Government in India.

Does Government College University- GCU provide scholarships?

Although GCU is a government university and its dues are affordable still scholarships are provided for students’ financial aid. For the info on different scholarships click here.

Is the Entry Test conducted for admission at Government College University Lahore- GCUL?

Entry Test (Entrance Test) is not mandatory for all programs although it is required for some of the available programs. Your entry test result will be considered to create your final aggregate for a specific program for which the entry test is mandatory. So, the process to apply for every program on the official website and see if there is any requirement of entry test. For example, the entry test is required to take admission in BS Computer Science- CS.


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